2009-2010 Regular Session - SB 352
Education; require State Board of Education to include growth model as a primary factor in calculation of adequate yearly growth
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 6 of Chapter 2 of Title 20 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to the "Quality Basic Education Act," so as to require the State Board of Education to include a growth model as a primary factor in its calculation of adequate yearly growth; to assign annual individual school ratings for each public school in this state for academic performance on designated tests; to establish thresholds for measurement of performance; to provide for criteria for school ratings; to provide for bonuses to schools based on appropriations; to provide for consequences; to provide for transmission of data from the Department of Education; to provide for audit exceptions for failure to timely provide such data; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/03/2010 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/02/2010 - Senate Hopper